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Prevention Of Money Laundering Act (No. 5 of 2006)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title and date of operation  
   2.	   Applicability of the provisions of the Act  
   3.	   Offence of money laundering  
   4.	   Presumption  
   5.	   Duty of certain persons to disclose knowledge or belief of acts constituting the offence of money laundering  
   6.	   Divulging &c. of information an offence  
   7.	   Freezing of property  
   8.	   Confirming of Freezing Order by Court  
   9.	   Transactions in contravention of the Freezing Order to be null and void  
   10.	   High Court to permit essential and legitimate transactions  
   11.	   Appointment of a Receiver  
   12.	   Property tracking and monitoring  
   13.	   Forfeiture of property in relation to which offence of money laundering has been committed  
   14.	   Rights of bona fide claimants  
   15.	   Appointment of a Receiver upon confiscation  
   16.	   Secrecy obligation overridden  
   17.	   Offences under this Act to be cognisable and non-bailable  
   18.	   Offences by body of persons  
   19.	   Protection for action taken under this Act or on direction of Authority  
   20.	   Falsification of documents  
   21.	   Offences  
   22.	   Asset sharing  
   23.	   Dealing with property by Institution &c. not to constitute an offence  
   24.	   Amendment of the Extradition Law, No. 8 of 1977  
   25.	   Interpretation in relation to the Extradition Law  
   26.	   Duty of Minister to notify requesting State of measures taken against persons for whose extradition a request is made  
   27.	   Assistance to Commonwealth countries &c,  
   28.	   Rights of persons arrested under this Act  
   29.	   Duty of Minister to inform other States having jurisdiction over an offence  
   30.	   Requirements for assistance  
   31.	   Provision regarding extradition arrangement  
   32.	   Duty of Government to afford assistance to other States  
   33.	   Regulations  
   34.	   Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency  
   35.	   Interpretation  

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